National Waste & Recycling Association

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Transportation, taxation, recycling, solid waste issues and policy.

Lobbying Interests:
NSWMA is interested in influencing legislative and regulatory initiatives involving solid waste collection, transportation, processing, recycling and disposal. This necessarily involves subset issues on taxation, privitization, competition, facility siting, and so on.

CEO Name:
Sharon Kneiss
Manager, Midwest Programs

Contact
PM
Peggy Macenas
115 East Ogden Avenue, Suite 117-313
Naperville, IL 60563
(800) 679-6269
(202) 364-3792
cmiller@nswma.org
http://www.wasterecycling.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Jason E Johns Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/4/2014 Withdrawn On N/A
Chad M Lawler Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/4/2014 Withdrawn On 8/18/2016

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 515
Assembly Bill 515
Relating to: recycling grants for local governments and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 392

For
Notification Date
12/22/2015
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 340
Senate Bill 340
Relating to: recycling grants for local governments and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/5/2015
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Discussions of possible revisions to recycling laws regarding glass.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Discussions of possible revisions to recycling laws regarding glass.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
5/1/2015
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Revisions to Trans Code 269 to allow roll-off trucks to transport and dispose of refuse under same overweight permits as self-compacting vehicles.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Revisions to Trans Code 269 to allow roll-off trucks to transport and dispose of refuse under same overweight permits as self-compacting vehicles.

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
5/1/2015
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Pursue changes to Transportation Code 269 regarding allowing "refuse" to be hauled in roll-off trucks under same special overweight permit as is allowed for refuse in a self-compacting vehicle.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Pursue changes to Transportation Code 269 regarding allowing "refuse" to be hauled in roll-off trucks under same special overweight permit as is allowed for refuse in a self-compacting vehicle.

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
2/10/2015
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Department of Natural Resources Chapter 500
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Department of Natural Resources Chapter 500

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
12/4/2014
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Matters relating to the state imposed tipping fees at landfills and recycling grants and other programs funded by these fees.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Matters relating to the state imposed tipping fees at landfills and recycling grants and other programs funded by these fees.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/4/2014
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Matters relating to overweight vehicle permits, vehicle registration, and utilization of state system roads by wastes industry vehicles.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Matters relating to overweight vehicle permits, vehicle registration, and utilization of state system roads by wastes industry vehicles.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/4/2014
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Increasing of fines for traffic violations within the vicinity of a garbage truck where sanitation workers are present.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Increasing of fines for traffic violations within the vicinity of a garbage truck where sanitation workers are present.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/4/2014
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Matter relating to the changing of compliance reviews on intrastate motor carriers to match current interstate federal compliance reviews.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Matter relating to the changing of compliance reviews on intrastate motor carriers to match current interstate federal compliance reviews.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/4/2014
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2015
January - June
$13,500.00
2015
July - December
$15,000.00
2016
January - June
$15,000.00
2016
July - December
$15,000.00
Total $58,500.00
Total Hours Communicating 2015
January - June
23.50
2015
July - December
12.75
2016
January - June
11.50
2016
July - December
13.00
Total 60.75
Total Hours Other 2015
January - June
286.25
2015
July - December
240.75
2016
January - June
177.50
2016
July - December
100.50
Total 805.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: recycling grants for local governments and making an appropriation. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
15 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: recycling grants for local governments and making an appropriation. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
40 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 12 %

Budget Bill Subjects

No budget bill subjects found.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
10 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
10 %
Total 5 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
10 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 4 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
10 %
2015
July - December
5 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
5 %
Total 6 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
20 %
2015
July - December
35 %
2016
January - June
100 %
2016
July - December
30 %
Total 43 %

Minor Efforts

(Time spent on matters each of which accounted for less than 10% of the organization's lobbying.)

Minor Efforts
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
5 %
2015
July - December
5 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 3 %

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

  • Gubernatorial nominations
  • Matters on which the organization made no lobbying communication

Other Matters
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
45 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
55 %
Total 23 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures